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7 Tips for Safety Signs Workers Will Read

When done efficiently, safety signs warn workers of potential hazards to avoid injuries in the workplace. From arc flash warning signs and OSHA com...

When done efficiently, safety signs warn workers of potential hazards to avoid injuries in the workplace. From arc flash warning signs and OSHA compliance labels, to PPE requirement training, investing in safety through visual communication works best when messages are understandable.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published December 02, 2019
Visual Communication

Creating Flow with the Warehouse Flow Advisor

The warehousing industry is bustling. Keeping up with demand and within budget are crucial for operational success. Warehouse Flow owner-operator P...

The warehousing industry is bustling. Keeping up with demand and within budget are crucial for operational success. Warehouse Flow owner-operator Phil Mendelowitz has been in the business for 30+ years. He shares his tips for making safety a priority and hurdling challenges with practical solutions.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published November 11, 2019
Visual Communication

Energize Workplace Electrical Safety Plans

Each May, the Electrical Safety Foundation International highlights the importance of electrical safety by focusing on ways to educate on the poten...

Each May, the Electrical Safety Foundation International highlights the importance of electrical safety by focusing on ways to educate on the potential hazards in various industries. This year, the campaign focuses on electrical safety during disasters, among other electrical dangers.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published April 30, 2019
Visual Communication

Safety Sign Failures Can Be Costly

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has signage requirements for safety and compliance. A facility’s signage and other visual communi...

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has signage requirements for safety and compliance. A facility’s signage and other visual communication can say a lot about that company: their expertise, attention to detail, and overall competency.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published October 25, 2018
Visual Communication

4 Wayfinding Errors and How to Fix Them

Employees should be able to find their way safely and efficiently around the workplace. When crucial signage and other visual cues are amiss, it ca...

Employees should be able to find their way safely and efficiently around the workplace. When crucial signage and other visual cues are amiss, it can create an opportunity for hazards to arise. Here are four tips to boost wayfinding in any facility.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published October 25, 2018
Visual Communication

Safety Tips to Drive Down Work Traffic Injuries

The Drive Safely Work Week campaign is sponsored by the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS). The week serves as a reminder for workplace...

The Drive Safely Work Week campaign is sponsored by the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS). The week serves as a reminder for workplaces to focus on traffic safety to prevent workplace traffic injuries and deaths. Here are several tips to help workers eliminate distraction.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published October 04, 2018
Visual Communication

EHS Leader Reflects on Safety, Success

Chris Laszcz-Davis had made a lifelong career at the top of environmental health and safety decisions for companies, workers, and global compliance...

Chris Laszcz-Davis had made a lifelong career at the top of environmental health and safety decisions for companies, workers, and global compliance. Her enthusiasm for health and safety seems endless with a rich history of working with some of the nation's top companies.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published September 25, 2018
Visual Communication

Tips to Make Air Compression Safety a Breeze

Workplace injury incidents involving compressed air are still problematic. Employers can help ensure the safe use of compressed air by educating em...

Workplace injury incidents involving compressed air are still problematic. Employers can help ensure the safe use of compressed air by educating employees on the proper use of it, explaining the hazards, and implementing a safety plan and culture that includes compressed air safety.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published September 10, 2018
Visual Communication

Simple Tips for Workplace Chemical Safety

New chemicals are created every day for a variety of applications in industry. Working with chemicals and using them require careful adherence to s...

New chemicals are created every day for a variety of applications in industry. Working with chemicals and using them require careful adherence to safety best practices. Here are several ways companies and workers can ensure compliance and stay safe with chemicals.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published September 07, 2018
Visual Communication

Use Forklift Safety That Sticks

There is no shortage of work for forklifts in material handling and other industries. Injuries and accidents involving forklifts can happen at any...

There is no shortage of work for forklifts in material handling and other industries. Injuries and accidents involving forklifts can happen at any time. Ensure greater forklift safety with signs and labels that remind workers of best practices and will last through tough jobs in any environment.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published July 25, 2018